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Witch Eyes (Witch Eyes, #1)
Marking as TO-READ because of this girl's ignorant comment on why she WON'T read it. (
not set
Dec 21, 2010
Beta (Annex, #1)
Extremely predictable for most points (about the secrets of different characters), so that was annoying... but what wasn't predictable at the end of t ...more
Dec 16, 2012
Dec 16, 2012
Scarlett Fever (Scarlett, #2)
ARC rocks :)

I can't say anything since it doesn't come out until February 2010, but if you liked Suite Scarlett you will love Scarlett Fever! The cha
Jun 2009
Jun 22, 2009
Guardian of the Gate (Prophecy of the Sisters, #2)
ARC! (see full review at

I received this ARC from the Teen Author Carnival on May 24, 2010. Michelle Zink was th
Jun 2010
May 27, 2010
The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
ARC! (for my full review, go to

After the first few pages, I hate to now admit that I was prepared to severel
Jun 06, 2010
May 27, 2010
ARC! (to see my entire review, check out

"Never use limitations as an excuse for mediocrity."

I honestly don't
Jun 06, 2010
May 27, 2010
Witch & Wizard (Witch & Wizard, #1)
On the plus side it was an incredibly easy read (finished it in a few hours while I was substitute teaching). I think perhaps since I am older, this b ...more
Mar 2010
Feb 07, 2010
ARC! (see my full review at

This is another ARC I received while at the Teen Author Carnival! A few weeks before
Jun 04, 2010
May 09, 2010
Son (The Giver Quartet, #4)
I am still in awe that I met Lois Lowry at BEA 2012 - I almost cried (not an exaggeration. I teared up during her speech and then was shaking when I g ...more
Apr 29, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
3.5 stars

It was very much written as an autobiography, much of it a summary of events rather than a story. Aside from Lily and Snow Flower, the other
Aug 25, 2009
Aug 19, 2009
The Great Gatsby
I read this in high school and I hated it. At this point though, so many years later, I barely remembered the story except for the fact that I hate it ...more
Jan 06, 2012
Jan 06, 2012
Looking for Alaska
The chapter titles alone keep you constantly waiting for what is going to happen; everything is "This-May-Days Before," so you're like "Before what?" ...more
Aug 11, 2009
Jul 19, 2009
The Feast of Roses (Taj Mahal Trilogy, #2)
I love Mehrunissa! Such a kick-ass woman.
Nov 19, 2011
May 14, 2010
Animal Farm
I work as a substitute teacher, and I accidentally forgot to bring a book with me (a tragedy!). Luckily I was covering for an English teacher. Most of ...more
Dec 16, 2010
Dec 16, 2010
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
I had high(ish) expectations for this book because several of my friends have loved it and, mainly, because the cover is beautiful. It's one of the fe ...more
Feb 22, 2010
Oct 25, 2009
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
(for a summary, check out

This story is completely different from what we all knew and loved in The Morta
Jul 25, 2010
Jun 22, 2009
Prophecy of the Sisters (Prophecy of the Sisters, #1)
(see my full review at

After the initial 100 pages, the story seems to slow down. There is little action - admit
May 18, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials
Rinaldi's writing is extremely simple and her descriptions are completely inadequate. The entire story reads like a summary. Understandably, events ar ...more
Aug 04, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
The Book Thief
What is so incredible about this book is that it is simply the life of a girl. Action doesn't happen every page. Nor does sorrow or joy or anger. It s ...more
Mar 04, 2010
Nov 18, 2009
2012: The War For Souls

While I am a huge fan of twist endings, the "twist" in this was completely out of nowhere and made me want to
Dec 2007
Oct 05, 2009
13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelope, #1)
While it wasn't anything breath-taking, it was a cute story and an easy read. What I have always loved about Maureen Johnson is that her writing is so ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 16, 2009
Paper Towns
This book has reminded me why I love to read so much! John Green is an astounding writer and I can not think of enough adjectives to describe him and ...more
Jul 16, 2009
Jul 12, 2009
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
[I'm not going to give a full-review because EVERYONE is going to read the book anyway! And there will be PLENTY of other full-length reviews to go ar ...more
Aug 25, 2010
Feb 11, 2010
Thirteen Reasons Why
This entire story is something incredible. From the very first page I was hooked - I even finished it in a day. As a high school teacher, I am going t ...more
Feb 22, 2010
Jan 07, 2010
The Lover's Dictionary
Have you ever encountered a book at just the right moment in your life when you truly needed to read those exact words?

I needed this book. It's heartb
May 24, 2011
Apr 28, 2011
The Taming of the Shrew
I never thought I'd see the day when I give Shakespeare less than four stars! But, alas, the time has come.

While I absolutely loved the banter between
not set
Mar 23, 2014
Getting the Girl (Wolfe Brothers, #3)
Everything Markus Zusak writes is incredible. He has such intensity in every word that you truly feel each sentence.

I picked up this book purely beca
Mar 03, 2011
Mar 02, 2011
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
Overall a really good book and nothing less than what I was expecting. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes to read, but more specifica ...more
Mar 18, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
Knightley Academy (Knightley Academy, #1)
I think it was a very cute story :) Nothing to necessarily rave about, but it was nice for a relaxing read (especially since the last few books were i ...more
May 23, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
I ALWAYS wonder what happens to the "other" people in books - what about people in other states? Other countries? This is officially the first book th ...more
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 02, 2013
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